OXYGEN ADMINISTRATION

PROCEDURE

NURSE’S RESPONSIBILITY          Preliminary Assessment Check:The name. bed number & other identification of the patient Diagnosis Doctor’s order (the dosage) Specific precautions ABG Analysis Patient’s mental state Articles availability .

cyanosis  Any sign of pulmonary dysfunction  Patient’s vital signs. breathing pattern  Anterior nares for encrustation & irritation  skin on the nose & surrounding areas for any lesion .g.Preliminary Assessment Contd….  Assess: The patient for any sign of clinical anoxia e.

flash light. A       Delivery device e.Preparation of articles   Oxygen cylinder with metal case & Regulator. humidifier. kidney tray Mackintosh & towel Gauze pieces tray containing . key.g. tongue depressure. flow meter. cotton applicators with NS. connecting tube. pressure gauge. nasal catheter/ cannulae/ mask of appropriate size. sterile or disposable type Water soluble lubricating jelly Bowl of water Adhesive tap.

matches. cigar.g. mackintosh & towel on bed the . articles conveniently.Preparation of Patient & the Environment       Explain  Place  The purposes of procedure to the patient/ attender The sequence of procedure to the patient The answers of any doubt/question Safety precautions e. electronic appliances Patient in comfortable position. “NO SMOKING” Remove inflammable articles e.g.

THE PROCEDURE .

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS .

AFTER CAREOF THE PATIENT & ARTICLES .

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